Gallery: Striking Villanueva Library Has Walls Lined with Natural River...

The Villanueva Public Library is a stunning example of how local materials can be used to create sustainable and low maintenance buildings. Bogota-based architects, Alejandro Piñol, Germain Ramirez, Miguel Torres, and Carlos Meza, are responsible for a
 
The Villanueva Public Library is a stunning example of how local materials can be used to create sustainable and low maintenance buildings. Bogota-based architects, Alejandro Piñol, Germain Ramirez, Miguel Torres, and Carlos Meza, are responsible for the 16,000 square foot public library in Columbia. Former guerrilla fighters from the area worked as part of a rehabilitation program on the library, which is constructed out of locally-sourced river rocks and sustainably harvested pine.

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  1. RBR February 18, 2011 at 10:48 pm

    Beautiful structure.
    One note: it’s Colombia ·········· not, Columbia

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